Open access and copyright policy

TUOMS Publishing Group is a Platinum Open Access publisher and provides immediate open access to the content published in the journals, on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

The authors are required to grant TUOMS PRESS and the journal an exclusive license for open access publication of their article with a Creative Commons attribution license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. The authors of the articles retain the copyright to their work.

The authors are not required to pay a submission fee or article processing/publication charge for open access publication of their work, as TUOMS Publishing Group is funded by Tabriz University of Medical Sciences.